The One in Charge

The One in Charge

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 15-20 business days.


Not ordering to the United States? Click here.

Description

Al Taylor grew up during the Great Depression. His father was an abusive bootlegger, and Al left home at a young age. He joined the Army and was stationed in Hawaii during a very traumatic event, the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. Al and a team of doctors worked tirelessly for two days straight to stabilize those injured in the attack. Read how Al describes the attack and about his post-war life. There is a lot to learn about helping others in his story! Together, Gracie Ryckaert and Kenzie Reimers wrote and illustrated this story of hero Al Taylor for children of all ages.
show more

Product details

About Gracie Ryckaert & Kenzie Reimers

Gracie Ryckaert is an eighth grader at Rockridge Jr. High School who is involved with track and field, cheerleading and tumbling. She is the second youngest of six children. Gracie served as a member of Student Council throughout middle school and hopes to do the same in high school. She enjoyed learning about Al while writing his story. In fact, she plans on being a History teacher and doing some more writing in her free time. Kenzie Reimers is in eighth grade at Rockridge Junior High School. She is an avid reader and reads often in her free time. She plans to become a writer or editor one day. She plays volleyball and travel softball, and is on the student council. Kenzie is the oldest of two children. She loved her experience meeting Al and sharing his story.
show more